Parker Trent is a Los Angeles based Drum Set player, Percussionist, and Composer. Having graduated with a bachelor’s degree from The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music in Manhattan he has an extensive knowledge of both performance as well as Music Theory and Ear Training. Parker has worked with such artists as The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Darcy James Argue’s “Secret Society” and many others, including multitudes of chamber and musical theatre groups. Parker has been playing for over fifteen years and has studied under some of the most prestigious and influential teachers in the world including Ari Hoenig, Gregg Bissonette, Lenny White, and Michael Carvin.
Having taught since 2012 he has worked with students ranging from ages 5-30 in all facets of drumming and percussion, from early beginners to advanced players. He conducts group lessons as well as private one-on-one courses.
With a background in Jazz, Classical, and Contemporary music. His aim is to instill a deep foundation and connection with the artform for all students, as well as fostering a love for the act of playing.